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The World Atlas of Warfare : Military Innovations That Changed the Course of History

Holmes, Richard

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ISBN 10: 0670819670 / ISBN 13: 9780670819676
Published by Viking Penguin,, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1988
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Title: The World Atlas of Warfare : Military ...

Publisher: Viking Penguin,, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: A Hardbound Book

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine in Mylar Cover

Edition: First Edition

Book Type: A Trade Book Not Price Clipped

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A definitive compendium of the weapons of war, from the earliest times to today's battles fought with sophisticated armaments, is enhanced with a chronology rich with photographs, maps, and drawings

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In this oversized title, Holmes and eight collaborators discuss the different "ages" of warfare and the various military inventions that characterize them. The idea is good but the writing sometimes is uneven; a few chapters stress history and politics more than weaponry and tactics. Coverage is best on the world wars but skimpy on the pre-gundpowder and nuclear eras. Numerous information boxes and cutaway drawings range from good to exquisite, leaving the reader wishing for more. Appealing to both general readers and YAs, this is a good buy for public libraries. Raymond L. Puffer, U.S. Air Force History Prog., Los Angeles
Copyright 1988 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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